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    8 ICANN Offices Will Need a Very Large Budget ?
    by Anonymous on Tuesday June 15 2004, @05:11AM (#13754)
    8 ICANN Offices Will Need a Very Large Budget ?

    ICANN has already announced that they plan to have a total of 8 offices, spread around the world. That is not a secret. They will of course need those offices to continue to play the hot-potatoe game of pass-the-litigation-liability around. The insiders are of course paid via their off-shore, sham corporations, and keep moving from one place to another.

    Do the math. With 8 offices and 52 Taliban Society clerics (insiders), that is about 8 insiders per office. If you expand the estimate to 64 insiders, then that is 8 times 8, which matches a chess board. The insiders view this as a game, they have been playing it for dozens of years.

    Do the math. With each insider needing about one million dollars per year to live in comfort, that is $8,000,000 per office or a total budget of $64,000,000. That is pocket change to the NTA and U.S. Department of Commerce. It will be hard to get their attention to do anything.

    Do the math. With 64,000,000 total domain names in play, the $64,000,000 budget would result in about $1 per name per year. That would be too simple for the ICANN clerics to annouce as their tax plan. Instead, they will have to pull the RIRs and IP address allocations into the process.

    Do the math. ICANN is tossing out large IP address blocks to RIRs and also helping to launch a global Number Resource Organization (NRO) to make sure all IP blocks are covered, and of course taxed. The RIRs could easily produce the $64,000,000 annual funding for the Taliban Society, but, again, that would be too simple and allow people to see, too clearly, how the insiders operate. Instead, some task forces and committees of volunteers need to be tossed into the picture to hide the simple Strategic Plan of funding a small group of insiders in the manner in which they are accustomed.

    Do the math. If the details are too complex, step back a notch. ICANN has already announced plans to have 8 offices. If each of those requires $10,000,000 per year to barely keep the doors open, that is $80,000,000 per year.

    The Strategic Plan (which is no secret) is to fund the Taliban Society so that they can travel around the world telling "the community" that "the Internet is for everyone" that funds them, and pays for their vacations and travel. That is not a secret. The Taliban Society has been doing this for dozens of years. It is all non-profit of course, and for the public benefit. Blah, blah, blah. Pass everyone another plate of shrimp and sushi, and uncork the VINTage brew. It is almost party time at the ICANN office.

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    It is almost party time at the ICANN office.
    by Anonymous on Tuesday June 15 2004, @05:31AM (#13755)
    "It is almost party time at the ICANN office."

    With a total of 8 offices, spread around the world, a free buffet lunch could be served up every 3 hours, 24-by-7, at some location.

    No matter what time-zone the Taliban Society is traveling in, they would be close to the next party at the ICANN Club in the region. .PRO would of course be supplying the babes.

    Registrars, with their ICANN Gold Cards, could walk in and join the fun, they are paying for. It would be FREE for walk-ins and of course for the hard-working "Staff".

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